Tiff with wife: the man throws his two children through a 300-foot gorge

NAMAKKAL: Enraged at his wife's refusal to live with him, a 28-year-old man threw his two children and killed them instantly. The crime committed on November 8 came to light only on Wednesday after his wife filed a complaint that the children were missing.

Police said they have arrested, from the village of Arasampatty in the hills of Kolli, for murdering Giridass, 8, and Kavidarshini, 5.

Bakkiyam, 24, left Siranjeevi, an informal worker, about six months ago after a family dispute and moved to his father's house along with his children in the village of Kavarapatty, atop Kolli Hills, he said. A research officer.